Job Opportunities

Residence Life Staff

Join Our Team! 

Each year, Residence Life at the University of Guelph employs over 150 students across campus in a variety of exciting roles. You could be one of them! If you have questions, please contact us at reslife@uoguelph.ca

 

Who Can Apply?

You can apply if you are a full-time undergraduate or graduate student at the University of Guelph and in good standing (i.e. no record of conduct or behaviour problems on campus).  If you are applying for a Residence Assistant, Community Life Facilitator, Senior RA, Program Office, or Community Assistant, you need a minimum cumulative and semester average of 65%.  If you are applying for an academic focused Residence Life position (e.g. Cluster Leader, Programme Facilitator), you need a minimum cumulative and semester average of 70%. 

 

 

Current Opportunities

RESIDENCE LIFE IS HIRING! Applications are currently open for Programming Office Staff, Community Standards Assistant and Seminar Facilitator positions and will close on January 25, 2022Click here to apply now!

See below for position descriptions.  All other positions are currently closed.

Click here to view openings in other departments of Student Housing Services. 

 

New Residence Life Staff Positions

New Staff Positions are available to any University of Guelph student who is enrolled full-time who meets our academic requirements.

*Please read job description for a full outline of responsibilities 
**Current Remuneration amounts are under annual review, final amounts for 2022-2023 will be communicated in Summer 2022.

 

New Staff Positions – Required to Live on Campus

Position

Short Description

Remuneration**
(under review for 2022-2023)

Application

Residence Assistant (RA)

Aids in the transition of first and upper year students to residence.

Required to live in residence.

$4,242.06/semester
plus RLS Meal Plan;

Discounted RLS Room Rate

Closed

Cluster Leader (CL)

Provides academic programming to first year students in residence.

A variety of academic clusters will be available

Required to live in residence. 

$2990.67/semester
plus RLS Meal Plan;

Discounted RLS Room Rate

Closed

Programme Facilitator (PF)

Provides themed programming to first year students in our Living-Learning Communities. Available Living Learning Communities may include:
Arts House
Eco House
French House
Indigenous House
International House

Required to live in residence. 

$4844.65/semester
plus RLS Meal Plan;

Discounted RLS Room Rate

Closed

Community Life Facilitator

Aids in the transition of upper year and mature students in residence.

Required to live in West Residence. ~4 positions available.

$2990.67/semester plus

hourly wage for office administration hours

Closed 

Residence Assistant Designates (RAD)

RADs may be called upon to fill Residence Assistant vacancies if available. 
 
Required to live in residence.

Not Currently Available

Closed

New Staff Positions – Not Required to Live on Campus

Position

Short Description

Remuneration
(under review for 2022-23)

Application

Duty Staff (DS)

Supports the RLS on-call system primarily in South Residence.

Not required to live in residence. ~20 positions available.

Starts at $15.00/hour

Closed

Programming Office Staff

 

Provides programming support to fellow RLS and lead residence-wide residence enrichment efforts.

Not required to live in residence.  

~5 positions available, under the following portfolios:
Media Coordinators
Programming Office Coordinator
Mental Health Coordinator
Residence Wide Program Coordinator

2,990.67/semester

Apply Now!

Closes January 25, 2022, 12:00pm EST 

Academic Programmer

Provides academic programming to students in residence. Provides academic programming support to all RLS. Oversees the Academic Drop-In Centres.

Not required to live in residence.  ~3 positions available.

2,990.67/semester

Closed

Community Standards Assistant

Provides administrative support to the Community Standards Officer in the management of the Residence Community Living Standards (RCLS).

Not required to live in residence. ~2 positions available.

Starts at $16.00/hour

Apply Now!

Closes January 25, 2022, 12:00pm EST 

Seminar Facilitator

Facilitates educational seminars.

Not required to live in residence. ~2 positions available.

Starts at $16.00/hour

Apply Now!

Closes January 25, 2022, 12:00pm EST 

Online Community Mentor (OCM)

Aids in the support and transition of first year students who are not living in residence via a virtual community experience.

Not required to live in residence ~ 20-25 positions available

$2100.00/semester

Not currently available

 

Returning Residence Life Staff Positions

Returning Staff Positions are available for current or past members of Residence Life Staff. For senior level positions such as Senior RA, and Community Assistant, we also welcome new applicants with (significant) leadership experience to apply. If you are a current staff member applying to a role outside of the one you currently hold, please consult with your supervisor as to if you should fill out a new staff application or a returning staff application.

*Please read job description for a full outline of responsibilities 
** Current Remuneration amounts under review, 
final amounts will be communicated in Summer 2022.
 

Returning Residence Life Staff Positions

Position

Short Description

Remuneration**
(under review for 2022-23)

Application

Returning Residence Assistant (RA)

Aids in the transition of first and upper year students to residence.

Required to live in residence.

$4424.06/semester
plus RLS Meal Plan;

Discounted RLS Room Rate

Closed

Community Assistant (CA)
 

Aids in the transition of first and upper year students to residence.

Provides additional support and coaching to their RA team.

Required to live in residence.  ~ 5 positions available.

$5235.61/semester
plus RLS Meal Plan;

Discounted RLS Room Rate

Closed

Programme Facilitator (PF)

Provides themed programming to first year students in our Living-Learning Communities. Available communities may include:
Arts House
 Eco House
 French House
 Indigenous House
 International House

Required to live in residence. 

$5044.65/semester
plus RLS Meal Plan;

Discounted RLS Room Rate

Closed

Community Assistant (CA) - LLCs

Acts as a resource for Programme Facilitators.

Required to live in residence.  1 position available.

$5235.61/semester
plus RLS Meal Plan;

Discounted RLS Room Rate

Closed

Cluster Leader (CL)

Provides academic programming to first year students in residence.

Required to live in residence. 

$3190.67/semester
plus RLS Meal Plan;

Discounted RLS Room Rate

Closed

Academic Programmer

Provides academic programming to students in residence. Provides academic programming support to all RLS.

  Oversees the Academic Drop-In Centres.

Not required to live in residence.  ~3 positions available.

$3190.67/semester

Closed

Senior Academic Programmer

Acts as a resource for Cluster Leaders, Academic Programmers, and other RLS in academic programming initiatives.

Not required to live in residence.  ~ 2 positions available.

$5235.61/semester

Closed

Programming Office Staff

Provides programming support to fellow RLS and lead residence-wide residence enrichment efforts.

Not required to live in residence.  

~5 positions available, under the following portfolios:
Media Coordinators
Hub (Programming Office) Coordinator
Mental Health Coordinator
Res-Wide Program Coordinator

$3190.67/semester

Apply Now!

Closes January 25, 2022, 12:00pm EST 

Duty Staff (DS)

Supports the RLS on-call system primarily in South Residence.

Not required to live in residence. ~20 positions available.

Starts at $15.00/hour

Closed

Duty Staff Lead Hand
(DS-LH)

Supports the RLS on-call system in South Residence.

Provides additional support and coaching to the Duty Staff team.

Not required to live in residence.  1 position available.

Starts at $16.00/hour

Closed

Seminar Facilitator

Facilitates educational seminars.

Not required to live in residence. ~2 positions available.

Starts at $16.00/hour

Apply Now!

Closes January 25, 2022, 12:00pm EST 

Community Standards Assistant

Provides administrative support to the Community Standards Officer in the management of the Residence Community Living Standards (RCLS).

Not required to live in residence. ~2 positions available.

Starts at $16.00/hour

Apply Now!

Closes January 25, 2022, 12:00pm EST 

Online Community Mentor (OCM)

Aids in the support and transition of first year students who are not living in residence via a virtual community experience.

Not required to live in residence ~ 20-25 positions available

$2300.00/semester

Not Currently Available

Community Life Facilitator

Aids in the transition of upper year and mature students in residence.

Required to live in West Residence. ~4 positions available.

$3190.67/semester plus

hourly wage for office administration hours

Not Currently Available

Senior Residence Assistant (Sr. RA)

Aids in the transition of first and upper year students to residence.

Provides additional support and coaching to RAs.

Required to live in residence.  ~8 positions available.

$4844.65/semester
plus RLS Meal Plan;

Discounted RLS Room Rate

Not Currently Available

 

Why RLS?

Working on Residence Life Staff (RLS) can provide you with a wealth of opportunities to learn and grow outside of the classroom.  Working as a student leader provides you with opportunities to enhance your leadership, communication, teamwork and conflict resolution skills.

Wondering what our current Residence Life Staff love about residence? Check out the Welcome Home Series here. 

 

Contact Us!

If you have questions or concerns about our hiring process, contact reslife@uoguelph.ca